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Jan Kocbach

Jan Kocbach is the founder of WorldofO.com - taking care of everything from site development to writing articles, photography and analysis.

EYOC 2015: Maps and Results


One week before the Junior World Orienteering Championships starts in Rauland, Norway, some of the best youth and junior orienteers in Europe met for the European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) in Romania. EYOC is open for competitiors from 15 to 18 years, and competition is done in 15-16 and 17-18 ...

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Czech Selections for WOC 2015 (with maps)


Six men and six women have been selected for the Czech team for the World Championships in Scotland after interesting selection races last week. Analysis and maps For interesting GPS-analysis of the selection races (Czech text, but nice illustrations): Women long Men middle       Women Vendula Horčičková (Slovan ...

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Video: Greatest Moments of Jukola 2015


A fantastic atmosphere – and runners on all levels enjoying orienteering day and night. That’s Jukola – and Puresive Films manages to show it in a great way in this video. Enjoy & share!

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Swedish Championships Sprint: Monday and Tuesday


[Live on SVT Play, Worldwide, Tuesday 11:00 CET] Jerker Lysell showed in his “comeback” in Sunday’s qualification that he might very well be ready to fight for medals at the World Championships in Scotland, even if he has barely been running at all this season. The Swedish Championships Sprint Relay (Monday) ...

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Czech Champs Middle: Safka Brozkova and Kral

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Dana Safka Brozkova won the Czech Championships middle distance ahead of Jana Knapova in her comeback season – just after being an important part of the winning Domnarvets team at Jukola. Vojtech Kral won the men’s race ahead of Jan Sedivy. Baptiste Rollier (Switzerland) – participated and finish 4th, 27 ...

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Scotland Long distance: Gristwood again


Graham Gristwood won his second straight victory in a tough long distance Sunday in Scotland in 92 minutes – Jessica Tullie won the women’s race in 97(!) minutes.  Whereas the middle and sprint races this weekend were counting for the World Ranking, the long distance was not, and therefore the ...

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WRE Middle Scotland: Gristwood and Kinni

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Gristwood and Kinni fastest – Kauppi and Bertuks starting to move ahead of World Championships. Several top runners used the World Ranking race middle distance in Scotland on Saturday as preparation ahead of the World Championships in Scotland in July/August. Graham Gristwood (Great Britain) won 1:18 minutes ahead of Edgars ...

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Murray Strain showing good Sprint shape ahead of WOC


Murray Strain won 38 seconds ahead of Chris Smithard with Øystein Kvaal Østerbø  in 3rd at 0:41. Murray Strain won 18 of 24 legs and did less than half a minute of mistakes. The arena was a World Ranking sprint race in Scotland Schiehallion Weekend. Several teams use the weekend as ...

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HowTo Video: Jukola 2015 GPS Analysis in 2DRerun


This Quick HowTo video shows how the Jukola 2015 GPS Analysis was done in 2DRerun. Using 2DRerun’s “Time loss overview” feature it only takes a few minutes to identify the decisive points in each leg. See below the video for step-by-step instructions. Instructions: Step by step Repetition of the steps shown in the ...

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